The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 89 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.085% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.092% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1270 1091 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.11% 93.25% 91.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 543 621
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 82 96
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £32.05 £29.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Symantec
3 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (77.78%) Backup Exec
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) VCP5
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) NAS
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) VCP5
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
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